Afghanistan name initial squad against Zimbabwe
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan has named a 21-man preliminary squad ahead of five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and two Twenty20s against Zimbabwe at the home venue of Sharjah Cricket stadium beginning December 25 onwards.
The final 14-member national cricket team will be announced after the completion of a training camp at the iconic stadium, the Afghanistan Cricket Board spokesman, Farid Hotak, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The side is: Asghar Stanikzai (captain), Mohammad Nabi Issakhel, Nawroz Mangal, Mirwais Ashraf, Samiullah Shinwari, Dawlat Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Shafiqullah Osman, Yamin Ahmadi, Hashmatullah Shaheedi, Rahmat Shah Zurmati, Najib Zadran, Noor Ali Zadran, Shehzad Mohammadi, Rashid Arman, Rokhan Barakzai, Amir Hamza Hotak, Syed Sherzad, Karim Sadiq and Nawaz Khan.
Afghanistan have a few months ago won both ODI and T20 series against Zimbabwe when they visited the south African nation.
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